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Moragoda meets new Indian Foreign Secretary

22 May, 2022

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda met with the new Foreign Secretary of India Shri Vinay Kwatra on Friday at the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi.

At the outset, High Commissioner Moragoda congratulated Foreign Secretary Kwatra on his recent appointment to the high post succeeding Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla.

During the discussion that followed, the High Commissioner and the Foreign Secretary discussed a range of issues pertaining to the bilateral relationship, with special focus on the current economic situation in Sri Lanka. High Commissioner Moragoda thanked Shri Vinay Kwatra for the support extended by India to Sri Lanka at this difficult time.

High Commissioner Moragoda also presented a copy of his policy roadmap the “ Integrated Country Strategy for Sri Lanka Diplomatic Missions in India 2021/2023” to the Foreign Secretary of India.

An officer of the 1988 batch of the Indian Foreign Service, Shri Vinay Kwatra is the 34th Foreign Secretary of India.

Immediately prior to his appointment as the Foreign Secretary on May 1, 2022, Kwatra served as India’s Ambassador to Nepal. Previously, he had served as the Ambassador of India to France and the Joint Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office.